Post-Graduate Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner

Post-Graduate Certificate (36 credits)

The Family Nurse Practitioner program focuses on continual and comprehensive, wellness and illness care for individuals across the lifespan to assist with illness management, health promotion, and health education. Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner students will be prepared to assume leadership roles for the targeted populations in the primary settings. Family Nurse Practitioners are prepared to provide care to individuals with acute and chronic illnesses in a variety of primary care practice settings such as clinics, outpatient services and more.

Upon successful completion of the Post-Graduate Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration, the graduate will be eligible to seek certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner, offered by American Nurses' Credentialing Center and/or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Following successful certification, the graduate applies to the Department of Professional Regulation for licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) for practice in their State.

Advanced Nursing Core
9 Credits
NURS601 MSN Orientation Seminar 0
NURS735 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NURS738 Advanced Pharmacology 3
NURS740 Advanced Health Assessment 2
NURS740V Advanced Health Assessment Lab 1
Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration
26 Credits
NURS768 FNP I-Hlth Prom Adv Prac Nurs 2
NURS768C FNP I-Hlt Prom Adv Prac Nur Cl 1
NURS772 FNP Onsite Campus Intensive 1
NURS776 FNP II-Acute & Episodic Prob 2
NURS776C FNP II-Acute & Episdic Prob Cl 5
NURS781 Adv Prac Nurs Care Wmn Fam Ped 2
NURS781C Adv Prac Nur Care Wn Fam Ped C 5
NURS786 FNP Mgt Patient/Family Chronic 2
NURS786C FNP Mgt Patient/Familiy Chr Cl 5
NURS788 Advanced Gerontology 1
Capstone
1 Credits
NURS794 Family Nurse Practitioner Caps 1